It appears by lack of response that unlikable trees are more interesting to discuss. So Based on the few entries, I would guess it is time to move on.
In the next week or so we will move on to trees and shrubs we do like to have, and use in the landscape. We Designers sometime fall into a pattern when using shrubs . . . What we like, dislike, commonly use in the residential landscape . . .
See: 50 years of Taxus sp. surrounding houses.